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What is the treatment for pilonidal sinus?

Hi, I am 23 years old. Weight = 76 Kg. I have pilonidal sinus for the past 2-3 years. Its size, sometimes increases and sometimes decreases. I have consulted surgeons and they have advised me for surgery so as to cure it at early stage. I have 2 questions: 1.Can it be cured without surgery?? 2.If surgery is required; then can it be done with the help of laser technology so that there s no need to cut the skin. Regards
Mon, 23 Jun 2014
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No it can not be cured without surgery. a simple incision and drainage of the sinus is all done. kepe area hair free in future to avoid recurrences.
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